KU Confucius Institute Students Awarded Cash Scholarship Of 20,000

KU Confucius Institute students awarded cash scholarship of 20,000

KARACHI, (Pakistan Point News - APP - 12th Nov, 2016 ) : The Confucius Institute, University of Karachi, is playing a pivotal role in the promotion of Chinese language and culture which will open new gateways for strengthening academic ties between the brotherly nations. This was stated by the Consul General of China in Karachi, Wang Yu. He was speaking at the certificate award distribution ceremony at the Confucius Institute on Saturday The Consul General pointed out that China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) is a bright example of the strong friendship between the two countries and it will further enhance the already close friendly ties.

He said that China has achieved tremendous development in almost every sector of life and has risen as the upcoming economic giant. The Consul General added that it is heartening to see the performance of the students of the Institute and they will play their positive roles in strengthening ties between both the great nations. Vice-Chancellor of Karachi University, Prof. Dr. Muhammad Qaiser, while delivering the presidential address said that Pakistan and China enjoy strong friendly ties which are centuries old.

Promotion of Chinese language in the light of Chinese development in every sector of life, is the dire need of today. The basic aim of Confucius Institute of Karachi University is to enlighten the Pakistani students regarding the Chinese language and culture. He congratulated the 6th batch of the institute and said that due to the increasing number of students at the Confucius Institute, it has been shifted to the new building. Director Confucius Institute KU, Moin uddin Siddiqui, said that this is the sixth batch of the institute which is passing out with a remarkable performance and in this regard the effort of Chinese teachers are highly commendable.

This was the second Confucius Institute that was founded in Pakistan and now Confucius Institutes are being founded in every provincial capital. More than 480 Confucius Institutes are functional all over the world. Chinese director of Confucius Institute KU, Prof. Li Yong, lauded and thanked KU administration for the support and facilities provided to the Chinese teachers. Meritorious pass out students were awarded with cash prizes scholarship of different categories total worth 20,000 dollars from the Chinese government that includes Category A of 150 US Dollars, Category B of 100 US Dollars and Category C of 80 US Dollars. APP/rak/msk/rn